By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Phiona Ngabirwe is an impressive person. She is the Head Teacher of the Kasese Humanist Primary School in Uganda and the Chairperson of the Bizoha Women Empowerment Group. Here we talk about her work and life, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was family background? Phiona Ngabirwe: I am Phiona Ngabirwe. 15th… Read more »
How did you become involved in humanism? When was the moment, or series of moments, that eventually led into you becoming an open humanist? In the early years of 2000 I became critical of religion, in the year 2000 when I started being skeptical about the natural world and things in it, was asking myself… Read more »
Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Can you describe the local context? What is it like where you live? Also, to fill in some more blanks, what are some misconceptions about where you live? Bwambale Robert: Irreligiosity, where I live, is not much as religions take a large threshold in the community. I can estimate that the percentage… Read more »
Scott Douglas Jacobsen: In Uganda, you run a humanist primary school. What do you do there? Robert Bwambale: I perform several roles at the primary school ranging from Administrative where I manage, direct the schools.
Russ Appelt and his girlfriend Elsie sponsor a student at Kasese Humanist Primary School in Uganda. However, inspired by Lylah Mouton at KidsHeartKids and by Sean McGuire’s ongoing support for KHPS at My Secret Atheist Blog, Russ wanted to do more to help the school and the kids, so he is in the process of… Read more »